Free Press Journal
  • Local leadership wants octroi to continue in Mumbai: CM

    Mumbai: Without naming Shiv Sena and BJP, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said today that the local “political leadership” was not interested in ushering in the Local Body Tax — which replaces octroi — in the megapolis.

  • Ness Wadia booked over Preity Zinta’s charge

    Mumbai: An FIR on Bollywood actress Preity Zinta’s alleged molestation charge against her ex-boyfriend and business partner, industrialist Ness Wadia was registered Saturday, police said. The Wadia scion, however, said the charges were “baseless” and he was “shocked at the complaint”.

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    It’s fans who are flying Indian flag at World Cup

    Sao Paulo: As football frenzy grips Brazil, Indian fans are making their presence felt albeit in small numbers in the ongoing soccer World Cup, wishing if only they could also witness such a sporting spectacle in their home country.

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    I’ve truth by my side: Preity Zinta

    Mumbai: In a fresh and detailed statement Saturday, Bollywood actress Preity Zinta said she was “abused and insulted publicly” in the past, but now she was left with “no option” but to take the “stern step” of lodging a complaint of molestation against her former beau Ness Wadia.

  • Spain press mourns World Cup ‘catastrophe’

    Madrid: Spanish newspapers today bemoaned the “humiliation” and “catastrophe” of world champions Spain’s 5-1 battering by the Netherlands in their opening World Cup match in Brazil.

  • We matched Spain well and took our chances: Robben

    Salvador (Brazil): Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben, who struck twice in the Netherlands’s 5-1 mauling of Spain, said the Dutch must not lose their focus following their brilliant win in their World Cup opener.

  • Martin Kaymer advances into US Open’s third round

    London: German golf ace Martin Kaymer will reportedly advance into the third round with a six-shot lead and the best36-hole score in the US Open history.

  • Joe Root hits maiden Test double ton as England pile up 575-9

    London: England batsman Joe Root hit his maiden Test double century, as the hosts declared at 575-9, their highest total in three years, on the second day of their first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s.

  • Congress leaders released after being held for protests

    New Delhi: Congress leaders Arvinder Singh Lovely, Dr. Naresh Kumar and Sajjan Kumar, who have been leading a vociferous protest against the water and power crisis in Delhi, have been released after being detained for an hour by the Delhi police in Nangloi.

  • Maha State Women Commission demands Ness Wadia’s arrest

    Mumbai: Reacting to the molestation and abuse charges filed by Bollywood actress, Preity Zinta against her former boyfriend and industrialist, Ness Wadia, the Maharashtra State Women Commission member, Chitra Wagh demanded Wadia’s immediate arrest.

  • Inflation to moderate further on govt measures: Mayaram

    New Delhi: Expressing satisfaction over the moderation in inflation, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram today said the price situation would ease further with recent measures taken by the government as well as growth impulses.

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    Unfortunate end to Preity-Ness romance: Mahesh Bhatt

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt Saturday called the souring of Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia’s “love story” into a “hate story”, “unfortunate” after the actress accused her former beau and industrialist of molestation.

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    Actress Telangana Shakuntala dies

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu character actress Telangana Shakuntala passed away today following a cardiac arrest at her home here.

  • Southern Naval command bids adieu to Vice Admiral Soni

    Kochi: Southern Naval Command today bid farewell to its Commander-in-Chief Vice Admiral Satish Soni, who has been posted as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Naval command.